World: Training for Terror

From the refugee camps, and from universities that are often staffed with zealous Palestinian professors, come a steady stream of several hundred recruits a month—more, in fact, than El Fatah can handle. It accepts Palestinians for the most part, and only those who pass rigorous medical tests and an examination by a team of psychiatrists. A recruit must also pass a final, brutal test of fortitude. He is handed a large box containing the body of a newly killed dog, still bleeding profusely. As the blood seeps out, he is told, "Inside this box is a wounded comrade. Take it and...

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